Most recent stories from EMM

Finally in Arabic

podcastChristian and Muslim leaders in Cairo celebrate the Arabic translation of a book that will help bring them together.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

May 17, 2017

New Tanzania Mennonite Church bishops gather to share and plan

Written by Debbi DiGennaro and Emily Jones

ARUSHA, Tanzania When over half of the Tanzania Mennonite Church’s bishops retired at the end of their terms in January, a number of younger leaders were elected to take their place. Emerging visions for the church’s future were shared and encouraged at an EMM-hosted retreat for the new bishops and their wives on April 2528 in Arusha, Tanzania.

Good goal, wrong reasons

podcastA young man in West Africa realizes that even a positive goal, like becoming a pastor, can be pursued for the wrong reasons.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

SALUNGA, Pa. Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) is organizing its first-ever adventure fundraiser: a six-day trek through the Andes Mountains.

May 1, 2017

City of millions

Written by Sadie Beiler

“While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with him and his disciples. When the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” On hearing this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners” (Matthew 9:10–13).

May 1, 2017

Crossing cultures? The Impact Fund teaches how!

Written by Kaylene Derksen

As humans, we are acutely aware when we are in a culture that is different from our own. We know we have come up against something other than our known experience. It affects us all, independent of our age or where we are living.

High heels and humble hearts

podcastAmong a glamorous social group of Honduran women, an EMM worker wonders if she can fit in.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Gentleness and respect

podcastOn a trip to Cuba, Andres Prins experiences the meaningful exchanges that Christians can have with Muslims based on gentleness and respect.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

No fear

podcastArlene Kreider’s story of fear and faith in war-torn Ethiopia reveals the importance of trust in God — no matter the situation.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

New songs

podcastIn a South Asian city known for Muslim worship, God gives songs to EMM workers and local Christians.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

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